Wishes, Dares, and How to Stand Up to a Bully
In this poignant novel, Jack is worried about his father, missing in action in Vietnam. His family, new best friend, and a bully unexpectedly all help Jack find the courage to do the right thing, not the easy thing.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Category||Social Emotional Learning|
|Number of Pages||275|
“A historical childhood fantasy in verse, Wishes, Dares, and How to Stand Up to a Bully blends light summer fun with deep emotional challenges.”—Foreword Reviews
“Although it’s set in the 1960s, the story reflects timeless issues that will resonate with modern readers. A fresh, inspiring exploration of a daunting issue.”—Kirkus Reviews
Author: Darlene Beck-Jacobson
Darlene Beck Jacobson has a BA in Special Education and a Reading Specialist MA. She worked as a Speech Language Specialist for 20 years. Her book, Wheels of Change, was an NCSS Notable Book.